Volume Ten 2013 focusing on Health


Unqualified opinions were issued for all agencies audited in the following report.

Some of the reports findings include:

  • Most cultural bodies rely heavily on government grants to fund services

  • The Sydney Opera House Trust earns most of its revenue from commercial operations

  • Less than half of the 2014-16 service agreements between HealthShare NSW and its customers have been signed. HealthShare NSW and health entities should finalise their 2014-2016 service agreements by no later than 31 January 2014

  • Five service level agreements with NSW Health Pathology for 2012-13 were never signed. NSW Health Pathology and local health districts/speciality networks should finalise their 2013-14 service agreements by no later than 31 December 2013

  • HealthShare NSW is committed to sharing internal audit findings across NSW Health

  • The Ministry has started a long-term project to review its policy directives

  • A recent review concluded the health sector has mature risk management practices

  • When changes to the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 occur, the Minister should identify and assess any risks from the changes and develop strategies to mitigate against them.